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Flesh and blood: Yazidi mothers torn between IS offspring, or coming home
Freed from the Islamic State group, Yazidi mothers are forced into a gutwrenching ultimatum between raising the children born of their IS captors, or returning home to their own families.
Surviving loss in Afghanistan The woman caring for 40 orphans
Islamic State group fighters beheaded three of Niaz Bibi's sons and shot three grandsons dead in a remote part of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province which is home to both the Taliban and a growing IS affiliate. Now Bibi, 70, is left taking care of the surviving grandchildren -- about 40 orphans in total.
Islamic State claims Istanbul nightclub massacre
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the killing of 39 people celebrating the New Year inside a fabled Istanbul nightclub, an act of terrorism that has become grimly familiar in Turkey as it fails to keep the violence in Syria from spilling into its cities.
Islamic State claims Istanbul attack, gunman remains at large
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday (January 2) for a New Year's Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large.
Iraqi forces discover two IS group arms factories
Iraqi forces south of Mosul discovered two factories used by the Islamic State group to manufacture mortars and rockets during their offensive on the jihadist-held city of Mosul, which was launched in mid-October to retake the city.
Bangladesh struggles to fight Islamic fundamentalists
Bangladesh has seen an alarming rise in Islamist terrorism in the last two years. Groups affiliated with al Qaeda have murdered so-called 'atheist bloggers', publishers and LGBT activists.